Rafus Palm – Proper Indoor Growing

Q: I have a rafus palm houseplant that is not doing well. I am not sure if I am over-watering or under-watering. Would you please tell me how the soil should be kept and give some fertilizing recommendations? The plant above the soil line is about 1.5 to 2.0 feet high and it came in a 10-gallon pot. It was doing O.K. in the smaller pot but about six weeks ago I repotted it into a larger pot. There is browning on the leaves and some yellowing. The mature leaves are brown about 1-2 inches and the new leaves just at the very tip, maybe 1/4 inch. There is continued growth. Any advice is appreciated.

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Indoor Palms